A Systematic Review on Wound Healing and Traditional Wound Care Management

 Dinesh Kumar*, Vivek

Burn and burn related wounds and other types of wounds pose a serious health, social and economic problems to our society. According to WHO, fire related burns cause annual deaths of more than 3,00,000 people, 95% of which occur in third world countries including India. Conventional treatments of wound involve use of silver sulphadiazine and other antimicrobial agents as ointment and cream. They are greasy in nature and stick to clothes and lack patient compliance. It is now established that effective wound healing requires moist environment.